LNH: Hungry, Hungry Sabertooths! #18: Hello to Halo
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Thu Oct 22 11:28:22 PDT 2020
On 10/22/20 1:14 PM, Jeanne Morningstar wrote:
> HUNGRY, HUNGRY SABERTOOTHS!
> #18 [probably?]: "Hello to Halo"
Pretty sure we haven't had one of those yet
> A silly even by this crossover's standards LNH tale by Jeanne Morningstar
> "Oh, so I see Scott--I mean Psychovant decided to throw in one of his characters
> to mess up the story," said Jeanne Morningstar. "Well I can't let him get away
> with that!
> Unfortunately, I kind of blew up my Writer Character so he can't take
> care of that... but I can throw in one of my characters from another story!
> let's see... Victory couldn't show up normally, because 8fold's not the kind of
> universe that's compatible with LNH, but it just might be possible for her to
> project some of her divine power into the net.worlds in a Paper Tigers kind of
> way [in reference to the classic Dvandom saga--Footnote Girl]... But I'd have to
> run that by Tom and I want this out as quickly as possible.
> I could bring back Atomic Rabbit from JAC--at some point I probably will--but...
> Oh, I've got it. I'll use the Black Halo...."
> Named after a Kamelot album (the Writer listens to a fair amount of power
> metal), the Black Halo would have been the main antagonist of the second story
> arc of Jeanne Morningstar's Jane Foster Thor based fanfic story if, like so many
> of their projects, hadn't stalled out after the first arc.
X3 <3 That's fair
> The Black Halo was one of the gods of a dead Earth. They are a death god (hey
> there's another constantly recurring idea)
> This Earth in, let's say, a multiversal catastrophe, a generic one, not any
> secret war in particular. They had made a deal with, uh, a demon, who had been
> impersonating a member of the multiversal bureaucracy,
Caaaaaarefully tiptoe around the trademarks, there we go...
> Both Earths were destroyed,
> and the Black Halo and their divine family (who were vaguely inspired by the
> Black Moon Clan from Sailor Moon) were swept into another Earth along with the
> World Changer and the Valkyrie who had been set to protect it from them.
ooooooooh I love it
> was the way of bringing a certain character from a certain movie into the canon
> universe without giving her the complicated-even-by-superhero-comic-standards
> baggage of her canon counterpart.)
Yeah, legit X3
> (Obviously there's a certain amount of thematic overlap with Just Another
> Cascade here as this Writer is one of those who tend to revisit and refine plots
> and ideas periodically, but hey so do "real" comic writers.)
YES. :D :D :D And heck, JAC was fun
> Black Halo is a combination of a peak-Lee/Kirby late Silver Age comics villain
> and a Sailor Moon villain, exemplifying the influences this fanfic universe is
> based on.
yessssssss <3 <3 <3 That's extremely you
> They are wildly overdramatic and prone to mood swings. They wear a
> black armored costume with elegant ornamental patterning in blue lines and a
> dramatic cape. They are dark skinned Latinx and wear dark blue lipstick and nail
> Imperilus stood over a pile of sabertooth tigers (and a dinosaur, for some
> reason) that he'd vanquished with his bare hands.
> "Hold, Imperilus!" said Black Halo. "I know not what power brought me here to
> this ridiculous world, but I shall vanquish you whatever it takes!"
> "Eh?" said Imperilus. "Ah, man, it's one of those god types. I hate 'em. Got
> their divine heads stuck all the way up their holy rectums. Well I've been
> preparing all my life to kick the asses of gods and I am ready!!"
OMG this is good banter.
> What power
> exactly did they have here, they wondered?
> Jeanne Morningstar wondered that too. "Well," they said, "I *could* make the
> Black Halo really OP by constructing a metaphysical link to, say, the dead
> universe from Legion of Occult Heroes #4, but I think I'll just say they have
> the powers of dead LNHers who have statues in the Hall of Lost Heroes
> [https://lnh.diamond-age.net/wiki/Hall_of_Lost_Heroes], in addition to the
> flight and energy-y powers they normally have. That should give Imperilus
> something to chew on."
Oh that's pretty good.
> Energy flowed into them from the nearby statues, with a sense of grief and
> exultation. They prepared to strike, with the power of... Flatulence? That
> seemed to be the standard kind of power in this universe. "But if a fart be the
> power I must wield to conquer evil, than I will fart away!"
oh my goodness gracious X3
> said the Black Halo,
> turning around and ripping an enormous divine-powered fart that knocked
> Imperilus off his feet...
> Jeanne Morningstar rubbed their eyes. "I can't believe I wrote that sentence. I
> need sleep."
This is amazing and I love it XD XD XD
> I don't know. I'm sorry.
X3 It is great.
> I had a lot of ambitious ideas for my version of the Marvel Universe that for
> various reasons didn't work out (this is a common thing for me); a lot of the
> influence from that went into Victory which in stories to come pick up on things
> from there thematically in the same way Kirby's New Gods did on his Thor, or
> Simonson's Orion did on his Thor. Still might want to come back and write some
> of this someday, tho, but I have way too many stories.
Valid, and same.
Drew "this is so bonkers" Nilium
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